Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Alumni Chapters - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 2025 - Unclassified - Full-time

The Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Alumni Chapters, will work within a collaborative office environment and share responsibilities for planning and implementing alumni engagement initiatives designed to foster lifelong connections between alumni and the university, with particular responsibilities for Miami‚Äôs regional and international alumni programming.  This position reports to the Director of Alumni Groups & Reunions.

The ideal candidate will be energetic and innovative. She or he will have many opportunities to collaborate with talented people and build relationships both across campus and within the division of University Advancement, as well as across the U.S. and around the globe. 

This person will have excellent communication skills and be able to handle multiple projects. She or he will have the ability to work with varied personalities and work styles. He or she will have many opportunities to collaborate with talented people and build relationships both across campus and within the division of University Advancement. 


  • Lead day-to-day initiatives for alumni chapters and other location-based engagement opportunities. Serve as staff liaison to Miami's major domestic chapters as well as all international chapters. Provide leadership for all chapter programming.
  • In cooperation with the Assistant Director for Alumni Chapters, create blueprint for growth, support, and stewardship of regional alumni programming. 
  • Build partnerships with Advancement and University colleagues to leverage strength of alumni chapters. Examples: Partner with Senior Director of Global Development as well as the department of Global Initiatives to engage international alumni and cultivate opportunities for their connection to Miami. In cooperation with Global Initiatives and the Assistant Director, Young Alumni & Students, build a pathway for international students to become involved alumni through effective student connections/programs. 
  • Serve as representative of the Miami University Alumni Association at programs and events as necessary, including events on campus and away from campus (regional, national, and international travel). To include weekend and/or extended hours as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Three years work experience. Internships, volunteer work, and other experience gained during the completion of a degree program may be counted towards this requirement.
  • Organized and task-oriented with demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills. Must possess the ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with various constituency groups, volunteers, and campus partners.
  • Strong communicator with excellent written, verbal, and social media skills. Will have an eye on the current digital environment and an interest in or experience with social media marketing trends.
  • Strong understanding of and commitment to customer service.   

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree. 
  • Knowledge of Miami University. 
  • Experience in a non-profit or higher educational setting. 
  • Experience in personnel management.
  • Experience leading alumni programming.  
  • Strong presentation skills and/or demonstrated training experience toward such a goal.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Office of Alumni Relations
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Alumni Associations and Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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